White County Court House, Searcy AR, view approx. 1915.

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White County court house 1915 viewThis old picture that I found at an antique shop in Keo AR shows our beloved White County Court House as it looked in approximately 1915, as noted on the picture.  It seems relevant to post this picture today because this afternoon in Searcy AR there was a celebration held to note the new improvements to the court square.  Speakers, music, ice cream and lots of enthusiasm were to be shown right around this building.  A big storm blew up and I stayed home but I hope it went well.

The building was built in 1871 and remodeled in 1912, so history says and the Civil War monument was erected in 1917.  I do not see the monument here so it must have been earlier when the picture was taken, possibly to celebrate the remodeling.

We in Searcy AR are proud of the court house, reportedly the oldest still-operating as a court house one in the state of Arkansas.

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Patricia Kennedy
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Barbara, it's such fun to look at these old photos, and I'm wondering what it looks like today.

Jul 28, 2016 11:51 AM #1
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Barbara S. Duncan
RE/MAX Advantage - Searcy, AR
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Patricia, it looks the same but with lots of trees!  And concrete!  Thanks for commenting on my blog.

Jul 28, 2016 10:28 PM #2
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Don Thompson
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Good find, Barbara. I assume you picked over all the pics they had.

I was thinking of going to Keo today but I can't work up any enthusiasm.

I'm not big on antique stores. Yard sales are more my speed.

Can you read what the marker says in lower right?

Jul 29, 2016 12:50 AM #3
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Barbara S. Duncan
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Don, the quality of the pictures were not the best, including this one.  I can not read the sign at all.  The museum part of Keo is what I liked and you'd like it too and you need to take the neighbor and eat at Charlotte's.

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